Saturday, August 8, 2015

Myles Gibson has a record race in Moultrie's Run To Remember

Sha MissionsFinishing more than 900 meters ahead of his closest competition, Myles Gibson won the fourth annual Run To Remember 10K in Moultrie, Georgia, on Saturday morning, 8 August 2015. Moultrie's own Heather Grantham was the top woman in the race, placing tenth overall in 55:06.


Gibson's 37:56 was not only the fastest time in the race, it was the fastest ever run at the race. The Donalsonville, Georgia, master runner set a new Run To Remember record, breaking the old record of 39:16 set by Dale Pate in the 2014 race. Tyler Johnston took second, covering the 6.2 miles of streets and the Moultrie Trail in 41:44. Paulino Cruz of Moultrie was third in 43:00.


Marietta, Georgia, athlete Nichole Turner was the second female finisher, coming in eleventh overall in 55:26. Mary Gonzalez of Moultrie was third in the women's standings, twelfth overall in 58:47. Sheila Oliver of Adel, Georgia, was top woman master and the fourth female finisher in the 10K, placing thirteenth overall in 60:00.


Top Ten Men, Sha Missions' 2015 Run To Remember 10K
  1. 37:56 ~ Myles Gibson (M, 49) Donalsonville, GAMyles Gibson
  2. 41:44 ~ Tyler Johnston (M, 23)
  3. 43:00 ~ Paulino Cruz (M, 26) Moultrie, GA
  4. 47:00 ~ Don Pitts (M, 28)
  5. 48:27 ~ Garett Pyle (M, 36) Thomasville, GA
  6. 49:55 ~ Randy Fisher (M, 57) Moultrie, GA
  7. 51:13 ~ Kirby Clements (M, 40) Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  8. 53:04 ~ Terry Patterson (M, 60) Macon, GA
  9. 54:38 ~ Daniel Phillips (M, 25)
  10. 60:22 ~ Reese Grantham (M, 25) Moultrie, GA

Top Seven Women, Sha Missions' 2015 Run To Remember 10K
  1. 55:06 ~ Heather Grantham (F, 28) Moultrie, GA
  2. 55:26 ~ Nichole Turner (F, 32) Marietta, GA
  3. 58:47 ~ Mary Gonzalez (F, 25) Moultrie, GA
  4. 60:00 ~ Sheila Oliver (F, 52) Adel, GA
  5. 65:47 ~ Kimberly Adelman (F, 46)
  6. 70:13 ~ Kellie Smith (F, 46) Moultrie, GA
  7. 79:58 ~ Christy McLeod (F, 36) Newton, GA

The Run To Remember 5K was run concurrently with the 10K. Defending champion and Colquitt County High distance runner Elizabeth Funderburk was in the race again, but this time around the fastest runner in the 5K was Colby Bearden, a senior cross country runner at Worth County High. Bearden ran the 3.1 miles in 20:16, while another member of the Worth County High cross country team, junior Hunter Jones, placed second in 20:36. Funderburk was third overall in 20:51, taking the women's title for the second year in a row.


Moultrie's Ernie Saundors was the first master runner in the 5K, finishing fourth overall in 20:57.


The Run To Remember is an annual benefit for Sha Missions, a nonprofit Christian organization formed in memory of Sha Wetherington. Chip timing and finish line services were provided by Event Tech of Sylvester, Georgia.


Top Ten Men, Sha Missions' 2015 Run To Remember 5K
  1. 20:16 ~ Colby Bearden (M, 17) Sylvester, GA
  2. 20:36 ~ Hunter Jones (M, 16) Sylvester, GA
  3. 20:57 ~ Chris Stroh (M, 45)
  4. 21:47 ~ Ernie Saundors (M, 61) Moultrie, GA
  5. 21:57 ~ Orenthal Kinsey (M, 39) Ludowici, GA
  6. 22:34 ~ Jared Toman (M, 38)
  7. 23:49 ~ Adam Gatzmeier (M, 38) Valdosta, GA
  8. 23:53 ~ Lincoln Kinsey (M, 18) Moultrie, GA
  9. 24:16 ~ Jeffrey Hunter (M, 33) Bonaire, GA
  10. 24:28 ~ Russ Henry (M, 45) Valdosta, GA

Top Ten Women, Sha Missions' 2015 Run To Remember 5K
  1. 20:51 ~ Elizabeth Funderburk (F, 15) Moultrie, GA
  2. 26:34 ~ Kirsten Bulkeley (F, 27) Knoxville, TN
  3. 27:16 ~ Carly Banks (F, 22) Savannah, GA
  4. 28:45 ~ Deborah Fountain (F, 34) Moultrie, GA
  5. 30:19 ~ Amber Campbell (F, 32) Macon, GA
  6. 31:30 ~ Hannah Wilder (F, 27) Moultrie, GA
  7. 32:06 ~ Carissa McKinney (F, 27) Moultrie, GA
  8. 32:18 ~ Stacey Womack (F, 37)
  9. 32:24 ~ Lauryn Nideuy (F, 32) Moultrie, GA
  10. 32:29 ~ Jessica Tyson (F, 34) Moultrie, GA

Run 2 Remember 5K winners, 2012 - 2015
DateDistanceMenWomenFinishers
4 August 201210K54:04, Dale Pate54:32, Lori Richardson34
5K20:30, Matt Collmar29:38, Christy Cherry178
17 August 201310K44:40, Jose Trejo50:26, Tiffany Powell Nunnally20
5K21:05, Lucas Trejo22:03, Elizabeth Funderburk81
2 August 201410K39:16, Dale Pate52:49, Jennifer Bendewish20
5K22:14, Baylen Young20:12, Elizabeth Funderburk59
8 August 201510K37:56, Myles Gibson55:06, Heather Grantham18
5K20:16, Colby Bearden20:51, Elizabeth Funderburk67


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